What is another word for Family Stromateidae?

3 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli stɹˈɒme͡ɪtˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli stɹˈɒme‍ɪtˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i s_t_ɹ_ˈɒ_m_eɪ_t_ˌɪ_d_iː]

The term "Family Stromateidae" refers to a group of marine fish commonly known as butterfishes. These fishes are characterized by their flattened bodies, elongated shape, and silvery scales. Some common synonyms used to refer to the Family Stromateidae include the butterfish family, harvestfish family, and sandfish family. Members of this family are found in temperate and tropical waters around the world and are important commercially and ecologically. They are typically small to medium-sized fish and are often used in Asian cuisine. Despite their abundance, some species of butterfish are overfished and in decline, highlighting the need for sustainable fishing practices.

Synonyms for Family stromateidae:

How to use "Family stromateidae" in context?

Family Stromateidae is a family of saltwater fishes that includes damselfish, pomfrets, and scads. The family is divided into six genera, with over 250 recognized species. The name Stromateidae is derived from the Greek word stromatos, meaning "conveyor belt." The stromates are typically found in marine and brackish environments, but a few species are found in freshwater. Most stromates are small, with a maximum size of around 10 cm. They are brightly coloured, with blues, purples, and greens common among species.

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